Thai Binh Duong University is a private university established by its Charter. The University’s objects, powers and framework of governance are set out in the Charter.

The Council

The Council is the University’s governing body. The Council has a responsibility to set the University’s strategy and to determine policies and its future direction. 

A significant part of its responsibilities includes establishing the framework for governance and management, monitoring institutional and executive performance, and delegating authority to the President and Vice Presidents.

Dr. Bui Tran Phuong – Chair of Council

Chair of Council, former President of Hoa Sen University, founder of TEACH – a volunteer project that contributes to change the way of teaching and learning.

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In 1972 she received a Bachelor’s degree in History from Paris I University, a Master’s degree from Paris VII University in 1994, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from United Business Institutes (Belgium) in 2003, and in 2008 she successfully defended her Doctoral dissertation at Lyon 2 University in Lyon, France.

Dr Bui Tran Phuong was one of the top 20 most influential women in Viet Nam by Forbes Viet Nam in 2017.

Her publications, in French, include “La famille vietnamienne. Point de repère dans les tourmentes? » (Dovert Stéphane et De Tréglodé Benoît éd.), “Viêt Nam contemporain, Paris”, (les Indes savantes, 2004, rééd. 2008); “Femmes vietnamiennes pendant et après la colonisation française et la guerre américaine : réflexions sur les orientations bibliographiques », (Hugon Anne éd., Histoire des femmes en situation coloniale, Paris, Karthala, 2004).

In 2014, Phuong was presented the Knight medal of the Legion of Honor (Chevalier de la Legion d’ honneur) from France, which was first initiated by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1982, and  the Knight medal of the National Order of Merit in 2012 for special contributions in enhancing relationships between France and Viet Nam in the field of culture and education.

She also received the award for  “Educational and Culture Achievements” from the Phan Chau Trinh Cultural Fund in 2013 for her long-term contributions in higher education and college reform.